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In Red Wings Land

Could Anthony Mantha, Andreas Athanasiou fetch Red Wings a defenseman? | Detroit News

Could the Avalanche be a trading partner? Or maybe Carolina, with its deep defense, or Anaheim or Nashville, both looking to reshape their lineups and searching for scoring depth, with perhaps a defensemen to spare?

There are teams which could be a good fit.

“Let’s say Colorado, just as an example,” Hradek said. “Could Colorado be in position to move a Tyson Barrie with the arrival of Cale Makar. So they could be looking for a high-end forward who can play with tempo.

Would you trade Anthony Mantha or Andreas Athanasiou for Tyson Barrie?

Around the League

PROSPECT NEED TO KNOW: THE FINAL WRAP OF THE SEASON | The Hockey News

Jared McIsaac, D, Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL): The Mooseheads didn’t win the ‘Q’ but they’re not really going into the Memorial Cup’s back door either, having made the league final. If they’re going to fend off intruders on home ice, McIsaac will be key. The Detroit Red Wings prospect is a great two-way blueliner who plays a solid all-around game. NHL arrival: 2020-21

I’m curious just how good McIsaac can be once he makes it to the NHL. Top four defenseman? Top two? Can he become a #1?